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Graduate Students Guide

This guide is intended to help graduate students at MSVU make the most of the library.

What is Document Delivery?

Document Delivery is a service through which MSVU students, staff, and faculty may gain access to materials (articles, books, etc.) that are not available in the Mount Library's collection.

Request Form

Request Item through Document Delivery»

Log in using the 14-digit barcode on your Mount ID card.

Your password is your surname, exactly how it appears in your library account. Spaces and hyphens should be included, but not accents or other diacritics. 

If your barcode or password is not working, please email or call 902-457-6250 during open hours for assistance.

Document Delivery Account

  • Request a renewal of a book borrowed from outside of Novanet
  • Check the status of a request
  • Cancel a request
  • Send a message to Document Delivery staff

Once logged in choose "Open Requests" from the side menu.

Login using the barcode on your Mount ID card;
your default password is the last 4 digits of your phone number.

If your barcode or this password is not working please phone: 902-457-6250 during open hours for assistance.


Canadian Requests

There is no charge for items available within Canada.

International Requests

Students are responsible for charges for materials acquired internationally.

Document Delivery will confirm any charges before pursuing an item internationally.

Delays can be avoided by using the ‘Max. Cost’ field of the Document Delivery request form. International charges average $25 or more.

Document Delivery Contact

Monday-Friday 10 am-3 pm 
Document Delivery Department
902-457-6435 or

Evenings & Weekends
Library Access Services Desk

Document Delivery
Mount Saint Vincent University Library
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3M 2J6

Tel: (902) 457-6435
Fax: (902) 457-6445